Fentimans, producers of botanically-brewed premium adult soft drinks, is planning to expand its footprint in the GCC countries, with the launch of five flavours including Rose Lemonade, Sparkling Raspberry, Cherry Cola, Curiosity Cola and the quintessentially British Apple & Blackberry.

The UK based company, is capitalizing on the growing trend of premium beverages, with their range of carefully crafted soft drinks complete with a unique British twist. There is an increasing trend with consumers adopting western brands and with Fentimans superior quality and great flavour, it is well placed to take advantage.

Export Director, Piero Alberici, comments “We currently export to over 80 countries worldwide and our ambition is hit 100 countries by 2020. Our expertise and knowledge in this industry has allowed us to be flexible in our approach with different markets, exemplified with launching specific premium drinks to the Middle East. We are excited about the future prospects for growth in this region and our flexibility will allow more people from around the world to enjoy our delicious, all-natural drinks”.

Along with their distribution partners Chef Middle East, the new flavours are being launched at ‘Gulfood’, the world’s largest annual food and beverages trade show that takes place from 17-21 February 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre.



  • Fentimans is a family owned business started in 1905 by Thomas Fentiman; it is presently run by Eldon Robson, Thomas Fentimans great, great grandson
  • Fentimans is the only brewer in the UK to use the time-honoured process of botanical brewing to produce natural and exquisitely craftedbeverages that have a rich and complex taste
  • Fentimans beverages and mixers are crafted with knowledge and expertise passed on from generation to generation of the Fentimans family. Only all-natural ingredients are used to make Fentimans exquisitely crafted beverages.
  • The range comprises of twelve flavours of soft drinks and fourteen mixers, plus a selection of pre-mixed alcoholic beverages.
  • Chef Middle East is a leading importer and distributor of the finest quality foods & beverages from all over the globe, supplying the hotel, dining and catering industries in the Middle East. The distributor offers their discerning clients an exceptional blend of premium quality and value-added products, through a state-of-the art logistics network. The company services more than 1,000 customers in the UAE, Qatar and Oman.
  • Fentimans won 36 accolades in 2018 and was named as the UK’s number one soft drinks brand in The Guild of Fine Food’s Best Brands Survey in the years 2018-19, 2016-17; Fentimans Pink Grapefruit Tonic Water won The Grocer’s “New Product of the Year” award in 2017.  

For further information please contact:
Ruaridh Aitken,
Assistant Brand Manager 
ruaridh@fentimans.com  /
07557 106 289
Gulfood https://www.gulfood.com/ 

Ruaridh Aitken
Assistant Brand Manager
Fentimans Ltd. |
01434 400 329 |+44 07557 106 289 | 
Fearless House,
Beaufront Park,
Anick Road,
Hexham, NE46 4TU

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